Updated January 30 at 7:30pm
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International law firm Nixon Peabody LLP and Chicago’s Ungaretti & Harris LLP will merge Feb. 1. The combined firm will retain the Nixon Peabody name and brand. more
Rhode Island plans to put its tobacco-backed bond deal back on the calendar within six weeks after a lawsuit delayed it for five months, according to Citigroup Inc., the lead manager on the sale. more
Rhode Island defeated a legal challenge from OppenheimerFunds Inc. to its plan to sell $594 million of debt backed by payments from tobacco companies that agreed in 1998 to reimburse states for expenses associated with smoking-related illnesses. more
Locke Lord LLP and Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP have approved the merger of their law firms, creating Locke Lord Edwards effective Jan. 10. more
The Rhode Island U.S. Attorney’s Office collected just over $3 million in criminal and civil actions in fiscal 2014, according to U.S. Attorney Peter F. Neronha. more
Starting in the spring, jewelry maker Alex and Ani will join 13 other companies in southern New England offering Roger Williams University School of Law students legal experience as part of a new externship program. more
The American Civil Liberties Union filed a lawsuit this week against Darlington Fabrics of Westerly on behalf of a University of Rhode Island graduate student who said she was denied a summer internship because she is a medical marijuana patient. more
WARWICK – An annual awards ceremony held recently by the Hospital Association of Rhode Island honored individuals from throughout the state. The event, “Celebration of Excellence in Hospital … more
Personal finance site NerdWallet has determined that same-sex weddings will add $9 million to Rhode Island’s economy annually. more
The Supreme Court has upheld a judgment that said the state of Rhode Island is not liable for injuries a New York man received when visiting Newport’s Cliff Walk, a decision Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin applauded. more
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